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Old 04-21-2007, 01:26 PM
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Default News: Ca Bill to Reform Juvenile Life Sentences

Reform life sentences for youth

Leland Y. Yee
Tuesday, April 10, 2007

This year, California is finally taking the necessary steps to enact major changes to our prison system. As part of this year of reform, I have introduced legislation to abolish the sentence of life without the possibility of parole for youth offenders. SB999 would make the maximum sentence 25 years to life, meaning a child who commits a felony offense before the age of 18 would serve a minimum of 25 years in prison before being eligible for parole consideration.

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This is good news! Lets hope the legislation goes through quickly and painlessly.
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Help pass the bill and go to fairsentencingforyouth.org
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I think this Bill was 4 years ago Mobstaswife..

Although Sen Yee is still pressing on with juvenile issues, always worth keeping an eye on what he's doing.
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Haha just say the year lol
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